Muslim Family Services of Ottawa (MFSO) is a non-profit community service and mental health organization serving the residents of Ottawa of all communities. Our focus areas include Muslims with mental health issues as well as vulnerable, marginalized, racialized, and low-income Muslims and residents of the downtown core. We house Ottawa’s first culturally-responsive counselling and psychotherapy centre offering a variety of services, as well as a research and education department. We work hand in hand with Islam Care Centre, Ottawa’s downtown Muslim organization and our parent organization.
Founded in May 2011, Muslim Family Services of Ottawa (MFSO) seeks to maintain healthy individuals and families through a holistic approach which includes accessible services, supports, and education in the Ottawa region. We aim to serve, in a professional and compassionate manner, people facing mental health issues. We are committed to serving the most vulnerable and marginalized people in our community, and to challenging gendered violence, anti-blackness, Islamophobia, and other forms of oppression. Furthermore, MFSO aims to provide a welcoming safe space for both Muslims and people of all faith and non-faith affiliations. We also seek to establish long term partnerships with other service providers in order to better serve our community.
“Throughout my time at Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre, Muslim Family Services of Ottawa has allowed qualified volunteers to visit inmates professionally.”
CRA Charity Registration # 872 009 477 RR0001
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